Chief Financial Officer
Jaideep Hebbar joined KIPP Houston Public Schools as Chief Financial Officer in September 2017. Prior to joining KIPP, Jaideep served as an Investment Principal at the Charter School Growth Fund (CSGF), a nonprofit that provides the nation’s highest-quality public charter school networks with growth funding to increase their impact. At CSGF, Jaideep focused primarily on identifying promising charter school entrepreneurs and working alongside them to develop and implement effective growth strategies. Prior to joining CSGF, he served as Principal of North Cove Partners, a private equity firm he co-founded in 2011. In addition, he spent 10 years at Merrill Lynch in private equity and investment banking. Over the course of his career, Jaideep has worked as a strategic and board-level partner to early-stage businesses, middle-market companies, and Fortune 500 firms. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of four companies and one charter school organization. He also taught adult literacy classes in urban Philadelphia, New York City, and Stamford, CT for over 15 years. Jaideep earned a B.S. in Economics and a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and is an Education Pioneers’ alumnus.
- Jaideep’s TV programming of choice is nature documentaries.
- Jaideep loves maps and grew up reading them for fun.
- Jaideep’s favorite food is his mom’s dosas (Indian crepes).